Period
to 20 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Market Risk in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Market Risk over the 6 months to 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Market Risk
England > London
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 443 343 330
Rank change year-on-year -100 -13 -28
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 187 251 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.41% 0.63% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% 1.70% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 211 196
London median daily rate £613 £600 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.08% -4.00% +6.34%
10th Percentile £363 £425 £468
90th Percentile £813 £750 £847
England median daily rate £613 £600 £625
% change year-on-year +2.08% -4.00% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £65.00
England median hourly rate - - £65.00

Market Risk is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17,274 14,773 16,231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.82% 37.25% 37.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,411 10,441 11,561
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £275
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 239 234
London median hourly rate £24.00 £23.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £12.65 £12.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.25 £47.35
England median hourly rate £22.21 £19.95 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.34% -5.01% +20.00%

Market Risk
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Market Risk as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Market Risk in London

Market Risk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Market Risk in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Market Risk in London

Market Risk
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Market Risk in London over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Market Risk in London

Market Risk
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Risk in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Market Risk in London

Market Risk
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Risk within the London region over the 6 months to 20 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -57 42 £575 -3.36% 5
East London -34 3 £588 -2.08% 1
Market Risk
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Market Risk also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Market Risk.

1 110 (58.82%) Finance
2 82 (43.85%) Banking
3 69 (36.90%) Risk Management
4 68 (36.36%) C#
5 64 (34.22%) Front Office
6 56 (29.95%) SQL
7 52 (27.81%) Investment Banking
8 51 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (26.74%) Credit Risk
10 42 (22.46%) Java
10 42 (22.46%) .NET
11 41 (21.93%) Derivative
12 38 (20.32%) SQL Server
13 29 (15.51%) VBA
13 29 (15.51%) Microsoft
14 27 (14.44%) Analytics
15 25 (13.37%) Oracle
15 25 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
16 24 (12.83%) WCF
17 23 (12.30%) C++
17 23 (12.30%) Fixed Income
18 22 (11.76%) Python
18 22 (11.76%) Stress Testing
18 22 (11.76%) Hadoop
18 22 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
19 21 (11.23%) OO
19 21 (11.23%) Data Modelling
20 20 (10.70%) Mathematics
21 19 (10.16%) WPF
22 18 (9.63%) Microsoft Excel

Market Risk
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (9.09%) Apache Spark
2 8 (4.28%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (3.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (3.21%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.14%) Confluence
4 4 (2.14%) JBoss
4 4 (2.14%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (2.14%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.60%) Apache
6 1 (0.53%) GemFire
6 1 (0.53%) IIS
6 1 (0.53%) Mongoose
6 1 (0.53%) nginx
6 1 (0.53%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (9.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.74%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.14%) Summit
2 3 (1.60%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.28%) OpenShift
2 5 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.07%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.67%) SMS
2 1 (0.53%) HTTP
2 1 (0.53%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.32%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.76%) Hadoop
3 16 (8.56%) Big Data
4 14 (7.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 11 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 10 (5.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (5.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (4.81%) NoSQL
7 9 (4.81%) OLAP
8 8 (4.28%) RDBMS
9 7 (3.74%) Apache Hive
9 7 (3.74%) OLAP Cube
10 6 (3.21%) Data Lake
10 6 (3.21%) Impala
10 6 (3.21%) Oracle Database
10 6 (3.21%) Power BI
11 5 (2.67%) Blockchain
11 5 (2.67%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (6.95%) JIRA
2 12 (6.42%) Subversion
3 10 (5.35%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (2.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.67%) Maven
5 5 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.60%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.60%) JUnit
6 3 (1.60%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.60%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.07%) Ant
7 2 (1.07%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.07%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.07%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.07%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.07%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.07%) tSQLt
8 1 (0.53%) git-flow
8 1 (0.53%) PyCharm
General
1 110 (58.82%) Finance
2 82 (43.85%) Banking
3 64 (34.22%) Front Office
4 52 (27.81%) Investment Banking
5 11 (5.88%) Financial Institution
6 9 (4.81%) Back Office
7 3 (1.60%) Legal
8 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 116 (62.03%) Developer
2 58 (31.02%) Analyst
3 56 (29.95%) C# Developer
4 36 (19.25%) Risk Analyst
5 33 (17.65%) Market Risk Developer
6 26 (13.90%) Quantitative Developer
7 23 (12.30%) Senior Developer
8 20 (10.70%) Business Analyst
8 20 (10.70%) Market Risk Analyst
9 19 (10.16%) C++ Developer
10 18 (9.63%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 18 (9.63%) Java Developer
11 17 (9.09%) C# Quant Developer
11 17 (9.09%) Qualitative Analyst
11 17 (9.09%) Quantitative Analyst
11 17 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
12 15 (8.02%) .NET Developer
12 15 (8.02%) C++/C# Developer
13 14 (7.49%) Risk Business Analyst
14 13 (6.95%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (22.46%) .NET
2 24 (12.83%) WCF
3 19 (10.16%) WPF
4 15 (8.02%) .NET Framework
5 8 (4.28%) MDX
5 8 (4.28%) WF
5 8 (4.28%) XSLT
6 7 (3.74%) Reactive Extensions
6 7 (3.74%) Task Parallel Library
7 5 (2.67%) Java EE
7 5 (2.67%) REST
8 4 (2.14%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.14%) HTML
8 4 (2.14%) Kafka
8 4 (2.14%) LINQ
8 4 (2.14%) Spring
8 4 (2.14%) Web Services
9 3 (1.60%) HTML5
9 3 (1.60%) J2EE
9 3 (1.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (26.74%) Credit Risk
2 41 (21.93%) Derivative
3 25 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (12.30%) Fixed Income
5 15 (8.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (7.49%) Computer Science
7 12 (6.42%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (5.88%) Management Information System
9 9 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (4.81%) Grid Computing
9 9 (4.81%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (3.74%) Equities
11 6 (3.21%) Data Structures
12 4 (2.14%) Hedge funds
13 3 (1.60%) Equity Derivative
14 2 (1.07%) Fintech
14 2 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (1.07%) Swaptions
15 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
15 1 (0.53%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.95%) Linux
2 6 (3.21%) Unix
2 6 (3.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (36.90%) Risk Management
2 51 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (14.44%) Analytics
4 22 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (11.76%) Stress Testing
5 21 (11.23%) Data Modelling
5 21 (11.23%) OO
6 20 (10.70%) Mathematics
7 17 (9.09%) ETL
8 16 (8.56%) Data Analysis
8 16 (8.56%) Multithreading
9 15 (8.02%) Change Management
9 15 (8.02%) Physics
10 14 (7.49%) Quantitative Analysis
11 13 (6.95%) Project Management
11 13 (6.95%) Stochastic Modelling
11 13 (6.95%) Technical Analysis
12 12 (6.42%) Functional Programming
12 12 (6.42%) Quantitative Finance
12 12 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (36.36%) C#
2 56 (29.95%) SQL
3 42 (22.46%) Java
4 29 (15.51%) VBA
5 23 (12.30%) C++
6 22 (11.76%) Python
7 13 (6.95%) T-SQL
8 11 (5.88%) Scala
9 6 (3.21%) XMLA
10 5 (2.67%) JavaScript
11 4 (2.14%) MATLAB
11 4 (2.14%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.60%) Perl
12 3 (1.60%) R
13 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.53%) C
13 1 (0.53%) Java 8
13 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (5.35%) Degree
2 6 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.14%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.53%) CFA
4 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.53%) PhD
4 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.28%) MiFID
2 6 (3.21%) Basel II
2 6 (3.21%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.21%) QA
3 5 (2.67%) EMIR
4 4 (2.14%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (1.60%) Basel III
5 3 (1.60%) FATCA
5 3 (1.60%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.53%) IFRS
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (3.74%) Control-M
2 1 (0.53%) Dollar Universe
2 1 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.53%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 29 (15.51%) Microsoft
2 25 (13.37%) Oracle
3 13 (6.95%) Informatica
4 7 (3.74%) Sophis
5 6 (3.21%) Cloudera
6 5 (2.67%) Murex
6 5 (2.67%) SAP
7 4 (2.14%) Calypso
8 3 (1.60%) Tableau
9 2 (1.07%) Google
9 2 (1.07%) OpenLink
9 2 (1.07%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.53%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.53%) HP
10 1 (0.53%) Infragistics
10 1 (0.53%) Perforce
10 1 (0.53%) Sun
10 1 (0.53%) Sybase
10 1 (0.53%) Syncfusion
10 1 (0.53%) Telerik